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Real estate and community information for Chicago's North Shore suburbs of Winnetka, Wilmette, Kenilworth, Northfield, and Glencoe. Selling single family homes, condos, new construction, and land on the North Shore since 1998. Includes market statistics, sold properties, community events, zoning, sports, restaurants and various real estate opinions and thoughts.



Here's a list of local firework shows throughout the Chicago North Shore area.  Nobody just does fireworks anymore!  All the villages offer a full roster of day long activities including parades, races, concerts, and of course, fireworks. WINNETKA - Monday, July 49:00 pm at Duke Child's Field (co...
 533 Lincoln AvenueGlencoe, IL   This lovely 1/2 acre lot (21,780 sq. ft.) is available in the heart of Glencoe with many upscale, new construction homes nearby.  It's walkable to downtown Glencoe, the commuter train, and a short drive to the Chicago Botanic Garden.Price:  $1,095,000Taxes:  $22,7...
UPDATED 2019 Alas, my original post highlighted restaurants that are now gone! The restaurant business is fickle but there's never a shortage of someone willing to open up new ones. Below, the updated list of where to eat in downtown Chicago along the River. Chicago is well-known for sitting alon...
719A HinmanEvanston, IL$230,000 Lovely vintage condo in desirable area of southeast Evanston.  Friendly building with good reserves - walk to shopping and commuter train. 2 bedrooms 1 full bath hardwood floors throughout wood burning fireplace in-unit laundry large picture window in living room w...
719A Hinman - Unit 1NEvanston, ILOpen 12-2 - Today! Lovely vintage condo in desirable area of southeast Evanston. 2 bedrooms 1 full bath hardwood floors throughout wood burning fireplace in-unit laundry large picture window in living room with west exposure built-in bookshelves separate dining ro...
I just read Kathleen Daniels' article on the forced updates of Microsoft 10 on her computer:  Shame Shame SHAME on YOU MicrosoftI am also very sensitive to upgrades and ordered my Dell laptop several years ago with Windows 7 - and had to pay extra to get this older software because I hated Window...
UPDATED 2020 As a Winnetka or North Shore home buyer, you are likely to be wowed by the pleasing interior of a home.  A kitchen with all the familiar updates, nice baths with granite tiles and steam showers. Perhaps closets with organizers and plentiful shelving  or trendy window treatments.  May...


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